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Contest spotlights young musicians

February 19th, 2012 7:46 pm by staff report

It was eight years ago that the Ball Sisters Band of Rogersville first came up with an idea to not only give young bluegrass musicians an opportunity to perform, but also to help raise funds for youth programs in Hawkins County.

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'Safe House,' 'The Vow' beat out new 'Ghost Rider'

February 19th, 2012 7:42 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES The President's Day weekend box office was too close to call as the action tale "Safe House" and the love story "The Vow" competed for the No. 1 spot.

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PBR Touring Pro Division barrels into Freedom Hall

February 19th, 2012 7:41 pm by staff report

The rules are simple. Place a wiry 150-pound cowboy on the back of a hulking, snorting temperamental 2,000-pound bull and see if he can ride the beast for an eternal eight seconds with one hand strapped to the bull's massive backside.

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Pianist Valentina Lisitsa back for encore performance with JCSO

February 18th, 2012 8:55 pm by staff report

Pianist Valentina Lisitsa proved so popular with the Johnson City Symphony Orchestra's audience last season as a spur-of-the-moment substitute for an ill guest artist that the orchestra has invited her back.

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Trash becomes treasure in 'Positive/Negative'

February 18th, 2012 8:54 pm by staff report

The idea of turning trash into treasure is nothing new in the art world.

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Questions loom for historic movie houses as future of motion pictures move toward all-digital format

February 18th, 2012 6:15 pm by Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. The license plate on movie projectionist Arnie Herdendorf's Buick is 35MM MAN, a nod to his work in the booth at the 1925 Palace Theatre, with its velvet-draped stage and chandeliered mezzanine.

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Houston's voice soars at hometown funeral

February 18th, 2012 6:08 pm by Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. The best voices of a generation all paid tribute to her. But in the end, the most powerful voice at Whitney Houston's funeral was her own.

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Actress Judi Dench says she's battling blindness

February 18th, 2012 1:11 pm by Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Actress Judi Dench is battling to save her sight.

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R&B singer Robin Thicke arrested on pot charge

February 18th, 2012 5:32 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say R&B singer-songwriter Robin Thicke has been arrested on a minor drug charge in New York City.

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'The Help' cleans up at 43rd NAACP Image Awards

February 18th, 2012 5:17 am by SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "The Help" collected three prizes at the NAACP Image Awards, including top actress honors for Viola Davis, the supporting actress prize for Octavia Spencer and outstanding motion picture.

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